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Greek, Roman, Viking, Tudor, Victorian and WWII artefacts to use for an exciting dig!
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A superlative collection of 21 'treasures' covering 6 different eras which will allow you to bring real authenticity to your digs. Greek, Roman, Viking, Tudor, Victorian and WWII artefacts such as rings, coins, spoons, medals and jewellery.



Denarius Of Caesar
A reproduction Denarius of Caesar coin with an Elephant trampling a serpent on the obverse and simpulum, sprinkler, axe and priests hat on the reverse.

Dupondius Of Hadrian
A reproduction Dupondius coin with a bust of Hadrian on the obverse and Aeternitas holding the heads of the sun and the moon on the reverse.

Twisted Torc- Silver
A Silver plated Roman torc inspired by original Roman artefacts. This torc is the Roman equivalent of our modern bangle.

Emperor Ring Gilt
A Gold Plated pewter Emperor's gem ring inspired by an original Roman ring. Romans often used sapphires, rubies and especially wore gem rings to denote high status.

Serpent Ring Pewter
A pewter serpent ring inspired by an original Roman ring. Serpents and other mythical beasts were popular in Roman times.

Roman Thimble
A reproduction of a Roman thimble. The original thimble was made of bronze and was discovered at Roman Verulamium (St Albans). The thimble gives protection to the finger that pushes the needle in sewing.

Roman Spoon
A pewter reproduction of a Roman spoon with a panther engraved in the bowl. The spoon would have been used by a wealthy Roman at lavish banquets thrown to demonstrate power and influence.


Sithric Penny
A reproduction Viking penny of Sithric with draped bust on the obverse and a long cross on the reverse.

Rune Ring
A pewter rune ring with runic inscription on the outside. The Vikings used mysterious symbols known as runes. They relied on these symbols for writing, telling fortunes and for protection.


Elizabeth I Sixpence
A reproduction Sixpence coin with the bust of Elizabeth I on the obverse and a long cross over the royal shield on the reverse.

Henry VIII Half Angel
A reproduction Henry VIII Half-Angel coin with St. Michael with a dragon on the obverse and a ship bearing a shield on the reverse.

Mary I Ring Gilt
A pewter love ring inspired by original Tudor artefacts This finger ring would have been given as a gift of love. It is inscribed on the inside with the words 'amore vole ve' which means Love cannot exist without fidelity.'

William Shakespeare Ring
A pewter seal ring , the original may have belonged to William Shakespeare. The ring would have been worn by an Elizabethan gentleman.

Tudor Thimble
A reproduction of a Tudor thimble. This Tudor thimble has the Tudor Rose on the front aspect and the Tudor Coat of Arms on the reverse. The thimble gives protection to the finger that pushes the needle in sewing.


Victorian Penny
An original Victorian Penny coin, minted during her reign. Queen Victoria reigned from 1837-1901. It was a period of great industrial, cultural, political, scientific, and military change within the United Kingdom, and was marked by a great expansion of the British Empire.

World War II

George VI Half-Penny
An original George VI Half Penny coin, minted during his reign. King George VI reigned from 1936-1952. George would reign throughout World War Two and acted as a figurehead keeping up the moral of his armies and people.


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  • 4/5 stars
    09 Oct 2014

    Contents didn't quite match those listed but were still relevant and interesting.